Chisum Poster

Release Date: 1970

DVD Release Date: June 3rd, 2003

G|1 hr 51 min

Plot Summary
Kind-hearted, fatherly John Chisum (John Wayne) owns a large ranch in Lincoln County, New Mexico, in the 1870s. With the help of his faithful sidekick, Pepper (Ben Johnson), and a hot-headed young ranch hand nicknamed Billy the Kid (Geoffrey Deuel), Chisum does battle with underhanded land developer Lawrence Murphy (Forrest Tucker). Having bought up most of the nearby town and appointed his own corrupt sheriff (Bruce Cabot), Murphy now has his eye on Chisum's ranch.

Cast: John Wayne, Geoffrey Deuel, Forrest Tucker, Christopher George, Ben Johnson, Glenn Corbett, Bruce Cabot, Andrew Prine

Director: Andrew McLaglen

Genres: Western

Production Co: Warner Brothers/Seven Arts

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